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Does the phase change when sound gets reflected from a rigid surface?

Does the phase change when sound gets reflected from  a rigid surface?

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Arun
25758 Points
3 years ago
When sound waves in air (pressure waves) encounter a hard surface, there is no phase change upon reflection. That is, when the high pressure part of a sound wave hits the wall, it will be reflected as a high pressure, not a reversed phase which wouldbe a low pressure.

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